Sunday , 11 December 2016

Interesting

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A Look Inside Facebook’s Massive Data Center In Sweden

Luleå, Sweden is home to a massive Facebook data center that holds the data of over 1.59 billion people. Over 150 people work at the data center and it houses 25,000 servers. The data center is filled with fans that keep temperatures cool at all times so that the equipment doesn’t overheat.

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Hundreds Of People Build A Human Tower In Spain

Teams of up to 500 people compete in Concurs de Castells which is an event that is held in Tarragona, Spain. The people come together to build human towers which can sometimes reach up to 10 tiers high. The tradition dates back to 18th century.

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Two Tone Lake In China Is Half Pink

Yanhu Lake in the Chinese province of Shanxi is divided into different parts by a road, and it changes different colors throughout the year. The changes are caused by algae, and certain parts of the lake are turned pink when the changes take place. Yanhu Lake is one of the largest inland salt lakes in the world, and it’s often …

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iPhone 7 Explodes In The Box Upon Delivery

Reddit user kroopthesnoop ordered an iPhone 7 online and when it was delivered to their house they noticed something strange. The packaging was burnt and torn up because the phone had exploded during the delivery. News of the explosion spread quickly, but unlike what’s happening with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, this appears to have been an isolated incident.

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Giant Rockslide Destroys Park Just Days Before Opening

A park in Rizhao, China, was severely damaged just days before it was scheduled to open. The north slope of the mountain right next to it suddenly collapsed, but luckily there were no casualties. A new facility built at the park was completely wiped out and now workers have to focus on removing the rocks so that they can rebuild.

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Interesting Information About The Laws Of Human Attraction

The more you know about the laws of attraction, the better your love life is going to be. Men are more attracted to women whose bone structure is similar to that of their mother’s. Researchers call this “sexual imprinting,” which means that faces we find attractive as adults are usually the ones we were used to seeing when we were …

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Elon Musk Unveils Shuttle That Will Take People To Mars In 80 Days

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has unveiled one of his most ambitious projects yet. While speaking at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico he unveiled a mega-shuttle. The shuttle is capable of carrying 100 passengers at a time and according to Musk it could reach Mars in just 80 days. He hopes to have one up and running in the next …

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Fascinating Historical Photos From A Forgotten Time

The world is always changing, but history will live on thanks to the power of these fascinating photos. An officer holds a cigar with two canaries perched on it, 1918. A zoo-keeper gives a penguin a shower from a watering can, 1930. Alfred Hitchcock impersonating Ringo Starr, 1964. Twenty-two students cramming into a telephone booth to try and establish a …

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10 of the most interesting sex scandals to hit Ancient Rome

We all knew Rome was a place of debauchery and pleasure, but Jesus… did these people do anything else? Here are some of the craziest stories of an R-rated nature buried in the crumbling palaces of ancient times. Valeria Messalina, the third wife of Emperor Claudius, was apparently a total freak. She bet the best Roman prostitute that she could …

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Racing history behind a future concept: Chaparral

How did a race car company named Chaparral go from a wild racing design to a futuristic concept? Above is the Chevrolet Chaparral 2J from 1970 and below is Gran Turismo (video game) concept called the 2X Vision VGT. The design began with the 1961 Chaparral “1”. It was built by Jim Hall, Dick Troutman and Tom Barnes with the …

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China Completes The World’s Largest Radio Telescope

Construction on the world’s largest radio telescope began back in 2011 in Guizhou Province in southwest China. After 5 years of construction is now complete and astronomers plan to use the telescope to observe objects at a distance of 11 billion light years from Earth.

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These Inflatable Irish Bars Are Perfect For A Party

The PaddyWagon Inflatable Pub has everything you need for a party. The blow-up bar looks just like an Irish tavern, and they’re quickly becoming popular in the United States. The owners of the PaddyWagon Inflatable Pub noticed how popular blow-up bars are in England and Ireland so they figured it was a no-brainer to bring them to the states.

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